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Program Information
Program Name: Depression Bipolar Alliance, Hospital of the Univ. of PA
Agency Name: Depression Bipolar Support Alliance
Year the Program was Started: 1992
Public Contact Person: Denis Hazam
Address: 529 South 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Telephone #: (215) 552-8737
Email Address:
Program Category: Support Group
Target Participants:
Program Setting:
General hospital or healthcare facility
Annual Program Budget: None
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: None
Paid Part-Time: None
Volunteers: 1-2
Consumer involvement in the program
Number of staff members and volunteers who are consumers: All
How often do consumer staff and volunteers participate in program decisions? Always
Number of administrators or board members who are consumers: All
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: Program brochure
Cost for materials? No
Program Goals: 1. Recovery/Support 2. Community Integration/Socialization 3. Information/Education/Coping Skills
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? No
Program Mission Statement: To support and empower persons with depression and bipolar diagnoses and prov ide resources and information to aid in recovery.
Additional Information: We meet every second and fourth Wednesday of the month at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. (34th and Spruce Streets, Phila. PA)

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